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Two 9-year-old boys, Jontti and Länki, grow up in a Finnish seaside town in the 1960s. Länki's biggest dream is to run away on a ship to the sea where his father is rumoured to have died. ... See full summary »

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Matti Ijäs

Writer:

Matti Ijäs
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Martti Suosalo Martti Suosalo ... Isä
Walter Gröhn Walter Gröhn ... Jontti
Mikko Vanhala Mikko Vanhala ... Länki
Turo Rannema Turo Rannema ... Pikkis
Anni Asikainen Anni Asikainen ... Eija
Johanna Kerttula Johanna Kerttula ... Jontin äiti
Henna Hakkarainen Henna Hakkarainen ... Inkeri
Vesa-Matti Loiri Vesa-Matti Loiri ... Himanen
Sulevi Peltola Sulevi Peltola ... Opettaja
Pirkka-Pekka Petelius ... Ilmari Lälli
Liisa Kantokorpi Liisa Kantokorpi ... Vieno
Bakary Barrow Bakary Barrow ... Bothuhin
Pirjo Luoma-aho Pirjo Luoma-aho ... Eijan äiti
Maria Aro Maria Aro ... Längen äiti
Riitta Elstelä Riitta Elstelä ... Myyjä
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Two 9-year-old boys, Jontti and Länki, grow up in a Finnish seaside town in the 1960s. Länki's biggest dream is to run away on a ship to the sea where his father is rumoured to have died. Jontti too must discover that his father is not what he appears to be. When his dad moves away with another woman, Jontti is determined to win him back. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Comedy | Drama | Family

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

12 March 1999 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

A ciegas See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland See more »

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Budget:

FIM 5,874,828 (estimated)
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Dada-Filmi Oy See more »
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Goofs

Länki's amputated/peg leg varies between left and right foot. See more »

Connections

Features Tulipunainen kyyhkynen (1961) See more »

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Coimbra
Written by Raul Ferrão
Performed by Les Baxter and His Orchestra
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